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In microbiology from the University of Illinois, and the family was reunited. Finally, Lee could be with his wife and son Haan, now two years old. He would now be a real father. They first moved into a room in a house owned by a friend in Chappaqua, New York, a town later made famous as the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. The room was a bit cold, however, and the friends did not have children, so Lee and Lin were afraid they were being disruptive. ” They then moved into an apartment in White Plains, which is closer to New York City.
So, Lee showed his new boss as much as he could, then resigned and cofounded the Qume Corporation. Qume became the largest printer company in the world, as well as the largest manufacturer of disk drives in the United States. Lee helped the computer industry in Taiwan grow by giving work to manufacturers there. The island became a major exporter of personal computers. Writer Iris Chang notes that most of the highly educated immigrants from Taiwan in the 1960s and 1970s wanted to become college professors or work at large companies like IBM.
It was even more profitable than another movie that year, Jurassic Park. ” It was the first time a Taiwanese-born director had been nominated. And it won the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear award, Germany’s equivalent of the Academy Award. That award, Lee would later say to entertainment reporters, finally made an impression on his father. Perhaps his son was going to be a success after all. THE THIRD MOVIE IS THE CHARM When a director has a hit, the scripts begin to flow. Lee remembers that he received many scripts, most of which were heartwarming family comedies.